Man Arrested Over Murder Of Woman In Clacton

19 December 2015, 06:03 | Updated: 19 December 2015, 06:07

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Police investigating the murder of a woman in Clacton have arrested a 25 year-old man.

Officers were called to Old Road at around 10.50am yesterday after recieving reports of concerns for the welfare of a woman inside a property there.

Essex Police said: "Police attended and found the body of a woman, believed to be in her late 50s, inside the premises.

"Paramedics were called and confirmed the victim was deceased.

"A post-mortem to establish the cause of death has not yet taken place but police believe she was killed.

"A forensic examination of the scene is being carried out. Other officers have also been carrying out house to house enquiries and requesting CCTV footage from any nearby commercial and residential properties.

"A 25-year-old man from Clacton was arrested in the town this evening on suspicion of murder and has been taken to Clacton Police Station for questioning".